SUP is the recruitment arm of The Graduate School’s Diversity and Student Success program with the goal of building upon the DSS mission to diversify Carolina’s graduate population. SUP works directly with the various summer undergraduate research programs at Carolina as a way of creating connections and providing tools necessary for the transition into a graduate career


The goal is achieved through:

  • Professional Development Seminars
  • Graduate Community Networking
  •  Research Symposium-All students have the opportunity at the end of the summer to present their research to the campus community & the public arena.  We welcome you to view a list of the:

2017 Winners

2016 Winners




Summer programs participating in SUP include:

  1. Biophysics: Summer Research Program in Biophysics
  2. CPC:  Carolina Population Center Training Program
  3. CSS: Chancellor’s Science Scholars
  4. IDEA: Increasing Diversity & Enhancing Academia
  5. IMHOTEP: Summer Internship in Public Health
  6. McNair Scholars Program
  7. MURAP: Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program
  8. Partners: NCCU-UNC Partners Cancer Research Education Program
  9. SMART: Science & Math Achievement & Resourcefulness Track
  10. SOLAR: Summer of Learning And Research
  11. SPIRE: Summer Undergraduate Research Program
  12. SURE: Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
  13. SUROC: Summer Undergraduate Research Of Chemistry


For more information, contact:
Kathy Wood, Co-Director
Diversity & Student Success Program
kathy_wood@unc.edu or (919) 962-2509